- Company: MRC/UVRI and LSHTM Uganda Research Unit
- Location: Uganda
- State: Uganda
- Job type: Full-Time
- Job category: NGO Jobs in Uganda
The Unit is an internationally recognised centre of excellence with dominant research themes in the areas of HIV and emerging infections, vaccines and immunity, and chronic diseases and cancer. Through a multidisciplinary approach, intersecting basic science, epidemiological research, social-behavioural research and the conduct of new intervention evaluation studies, the Unit contributes knowledge on changing epidemics and diseases, the evaluation of innovative health care options, treatment and prevention and the development of health policy and practice in Africa and worldwide. Following the signing of strategic transfer agreements between the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (LSHTM) and the Medical Research Council (MRC UK), the Unit formally joined LSHTM on 1st February 2018. The exciting new partnership will boost research capacity into current and emerging health issues in Africa and throughout the world. The Unit is based at the UVRI Entebbe campus with established outposts in Kalungu, Masaka, Wakiso and Kampala Districts.
Role Position: Data Manager (02 positions) Reporting to: Head of Data Management Duty Station: Entebbe Competence: RedCap, Opendinica & STATA Application Link: https://redcap.link/ Data Manager PIP GUIDES The post-holder will manage all study data for the PIP study which includes: (1) To provide reports on study progress including information on data completeness and accuracy; (2) To provide complete, clean data sets to the statistician. Role Position: Data Manager (01 position) Reporting to: Head of Data Management Duty Station: Entebbe Competence: ODK, econsents & STATA Application Link: https://redcap.link/ Data Manager MENISCUS 621 The post-holder work with the PI, study coordinator, Head of Data Management, data programmer, and other project staff on the MENISCUS (Menstrual health interventions, schooling and mental health symptoms among Ugandan students) study. This school-based cluster-randomised trial will evaluate the effectiveness of a menstrual health intervention on a range of health, educational and wellbeing outcomes among students attending 60 Ugandan secondary schools. The trial will be conducted in Wakiso and Kalungu districts.
Method of Application
For detailed job descriptions and procedure for application, please follow the application link per position. Deadline for applications is 18th June 2021, 5:00pm . The applications should be addressed to: The Head of Human Resources, MRC/UVRI and LSHTM Uganda Research Unit, P.O. Box, 49, Entebbe, Uganda. Only online applications through the link provided will be accepted. You will receive a notification in your email if your application has been successfully received. In the event you are selected as the best candidate for the job, it will be a requirement to present certified copies of academic documents prior to contracting.